medicines management

Formal Definition

Medicines management considers the systems of processes and behaviours determining how medicines are used by patients and the NHS. Medicines management has primarily been led by pharmacy teams and is the term that has been used historically in the NHS for managing people’s medicines.

Royal pharmaceutical society 2013 Medicines Optimisation: Helping patients to make the most of medicines Good practice guidance for healthcare professionals in England Royal pharmaceutical society, London
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